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Huckabee: ‘I’m Not Saying God Wants Me To Be Elected.’

A reader passes on this account of Huckabee’s speech, where he explains a bit more about that reference that his rise in the polls was driven by a force that was “not human.”

Much of the news conference focused on Huckabee’s reference to God as a major driving force behind his increasing popularity. When asked if God was solely responsible for his surge in the polls, Huckabee clarified: “I’m saying that when people pray, things happen.”
“I’m not saying that God wants me to be elected. The last time I checked, he hadn’t registered in any of the states to vote. If he does register, be sure to let me know, because I will ask for his vote.”

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